Children and families

  • 7 steps to safety
    Make your home safe, family rules, feeling safe with people, what's special about your family, emergencies, care plans and leaving your child home alone.
  • Aboriginal Carers for Aboriginal Children Grants
    Grants for Aboriginal carers for Aboriginal children, information sessions and how to apply.
  • Foster care current payment rates
    All carers receive a standard age carer payment. This is a contribution towards the reimbursement of direct costs associated with looking after children and young people placed in care.
  • Guide for kinship and foster carers
    This guide is designed to provide carers with the best information and resources available.
  • Quality Assurance Program
    This program aims to improve outcomes for children in out of home care and is a key reform in creating generational change for children and families in the Northern Territory.
  • Territory FACES
    FACES is a telephone hotline that offers information about and referrals to support services throughout the whole of the NT.
  • Transforming out-of-home care in the Northern Territory
    Transforming out-of-home care provides a system and services that focus on and responsive to the needs of children and young people in care, their families and carers.
  • Tune in to little ones
    Tune in to little ones resources are designed to help service workers understand children younger than the age of two.

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